The Bulletin Board is a guide to events of public interest happening in Wilton designed to let you know what’s happening and when, and to help schedule important events. Submissions may be emailed to [email protected] by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.
Cyber Security Essentials, Thursday, June 7, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Former police major Don McGran will discuss how to protect yourself from cyber attacks that can steal your identity and money. Registration required: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Sculpt Me a Hero Workshop for Kids, Saturday, June 9, 11-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Children will hear about national and lesser-known heroes and will view a large head of George Washington sculpted by late Wilton artist Gifford Proctor. The children will sculpt their own hero and help make a snack. Ages 6-12. Society members: $10/child, $25/family; non-members: $15/child, $35/family. Register: [email protected] or 203-762-7257.
Town Hall on Issues Facing Connecticut’s Youth, Saturday, June 9, noon, Wilton High School Little Theater, 395 Danbury Road. State Sen. Toni Boucher (R-26) and Will Haskell, Democratic nominee for the 26th state senate district, will address issues of importance to young people — gun violence, college affordability, mental health in schools, and more. Hosted by Connecticut Teens Against Gun Violence. Questions may be submitted to [email protected]
Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, June. 12, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. For post-treatment survivors, presented by Nina Marino, LCSW, and the library. Free, registration highly encouraged. Questions: email Nina Marino at [email protected] Register: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Bells for Fun, Tuesday, June 12, 7-9 p.m., WEPCO, 48 New Canaan Road. Two-session workshop for musicians, students musicians, and ringers led by Artistic Director Ellen Dickinson. Second session is June 19. Free, registration required: 203-529-3133 or [email protected]
Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, June 13, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. This month’s book is Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. Bring lunch; beverages provided. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, June 13, 2:15-3, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Children ages 4 to 6 may visit the farm for stories about chickens and a nature walk. Children may check out books with their library card. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Paint it Up!, Friday, June 15, 11-12:30, Wilton Library. Canvas, paints, brushes and a collection of masterpieces for inspiration or copying will be available; $5 fee. For adults 18 and over. Registration required: 203-762-6342 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
CT Poetry Society Workshop, Saturday, June 16, 2-4:30, Wilton Library. Share poetry you have written by reading it aloud. Limit 15 attendees. Free, registration required: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Wilton Loop Cleanup, Sunday, June 17, 9:30-11. The Norwalk River Valley Trail is holding a Father’s Day cleanup to push back invasive vegetation. One team of volunteers will begin at the trailhead on Route 7 across from the commuter lot; a second will start at the Autumn Ridge parking lot. RSVP to Charlie Taney at [email protected]
Parent Support Group, Monday, June 18, 10-11:30, G&B Cultural Center, 49 New Street. For parents of children with behavioral, emotional and mental health issues. Free, presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Child and Adolescent Network (CAN). Information: Beth at 203-984-0123 or [email protected] or visit namisouthwestct.com.
Author Talk, Tuesday, June 19, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Lee Mandel discusses his book, Sterling Hayden’s Wars. The book recounts the actor’s life, custody battles which included kidnapping his four children, alcohol and substance abuse, depression, his work in the OSS, and his Communist Party sympathies. Hayden lived in Wilton in 1968. Q&A, books available for purchase and signing. Free, registration highly recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Booked for Lunch, Friday, June 22, 12:30-1:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. The selection this time is Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill, by Sonia Purnell. Bring lunch, beverage and dessert provided. Free, register: [email protected] or call 203-762-7257.